Recovering after a flood

Information about cleaning up after a flood, what to do about damaged property, temporary accommodation, and support in your area.

Emergency services pack boats with food supplies after NSW floods.

Support for people affected by floods

Visit April 2024 floods recovery for the latest updates.

If you live in the Northern Rivers, Northwest Sydney or the Central Coast, contact local Recovery Support Services for personalised disaster assistance.

To speak to someone on the phone, call Service NSW on 13 77 88.

Local information for flood-affected residents

Find local news and information from your council about flood recovery, road closures, storm alerts, waste removal and development application processes in your immediate area.

Schools, TAFE and childcare

Find out if your child’s school is closed due to floods, plus other information to support you at this time.

Temporary accommodation

Emergency accommodation is available to people who have had their homes affected by the February and March 2022 floods.

Advice if your home is lost or damaged

If your home has been lost for damaged in the floods, there are emergency and temporary housing support options and mental health support services in your area you can access.

Flood clean-up assistance and advice

Guidance for flood-impacted households and businesses on dealing with water inundation, and staying safe during clean-up.

If you have to evacuate

Learn where to go, what to take, and how to stay safe and take care of your pets. 

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